CIA chief in ‘secret Israel talks on Iran’

CIA chief John Brennan reportedly in Israel last week to discus the possible nuclear deal with Iran. The topic was also expected to be discussed by visiting US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey

Why didn’t Netanyahu attack Iran?

According to Caroline Glick, in 2010, two senior memebers of the IDF “were given an order to prepare the military for an imminent strike against Iran’s nuclear installation, and they refused.”

Iran’s ballistic missiles could derail nuke deal

Agreement over Iran’s nuclear program could still prove elusive. As the U.S. considers introducing a new element into the talks: Iran’s ballistic missiles

No trust in Iran nuclear talks: top negotiator

“We don’t trust the other side at all and they don’t trust us either,” Iran’s deputy foreign minister admitted Saturday

Iran rejects limited international access to military sites – agency

Hardly surprising. After all would the U.S. allow ‘international monitors’ to inspect its military sites? Would Israel?

Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'

Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition ‘to expose true nature of Islamic State’

Includes a selection of some of the competition entries

Iran Military Prowess Advances Amid Nuclear Talks, Pentagon Says

Although the advances “could be applied to nuclear weapons” they could equally be used in conventional weapons and they were given added impetus by threats about ‘all options’

Israel military says Iran nuclear threat may wane with deal

As if Iran, which has yet to have a nuclear weapons program confirmed, poses a nuclear threat to Israel, which is thought to have at least 100 nuclear weapons

In very rare public meet, Israeli, Saudi officials name Iran as common foe

Although they haven’t resolved all their differences, Israel and Saudi Arabia have one key issue on which they agree

Iran’s military mastermind promises a ‘surprise’ in Syria

Qassem Soleimani’s promise may prefigure a more direct Iranian involvement in Syria

Obama: No Military Solution to Iran's Nuclear Program

Obama: No Military Solution to Iran’s Nuclear Program

Will Israel’s hawks or the Ayatollah Khemenei buy this? Or is the U.S. president truly caught between a rock and a hard place?

Andranik Teymourian, an Iranian Armenian, is the first Christian to lead Iran’s national football team as its permanent captain.

First Christian football captain in Iran as Rouhani puts focus on minorities

Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians and Sunni Muslims begin to play as more prominent role in Iranian public life

No Iran deal without full access to military sites: France

Would France allow potentially hostile powers to inspect its military sites? We suspect not and with Ayatollah Khamenei having ruled out inspections of Iran’s military sites deadlock appears to be looming

Israel drawing up ‘wish list’ of US sweetners over Iran deal

In return for a possible US nuclear deal with Iran, Israel is reported to have drawn up a list of “compensation components”, which is thought to include a substantial increase in military aid from Washington

Iran declares ‘successful’ end of negotiations with Russia on S-300 system

The delivery date has yet to be announced but Tehran has suggested that it could be by the end of 2015. Already though, Israel is preparing to take action

Top Iran officer: Islamic State a US plot to alter Mideast

While we agree that Zionists played a part in the creation of Islamic State they’re not alone. The gulf states and the U.S. were also involved

Iran denies agreement on military site inspections

Contrary to earlier reports that UN inspectors would be granted ‘managed access’ to some military sites

Iran’s Air Defense Missiles Destroy Drones of Hypothetical Enemies above N. Center

Air defence units shot down drones conducting a simulated air strike on a nuclear facility in central Iran Saturday

US officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery

In the words of one analyst, Iran’s leaders may be “seeking an Iraq where Iran has dominant influence”

Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti waters, waits to enter port: activist

Potential for showdown with Saudi imposed blockade averted as the ship waits for clearance from UN inspectors before delivering aid